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Manitoba Business: Claydon Brothers Construction Company / Claydon Construction Limited

This Winnipeg-based construction firm was founded by brothers Ebenezer Claydon and Arthur Claydon, the latter of whom was killed during military service in the First World War.

Some of its construction work in Manitoba included:

Building

Location

Year

Status

Muir House

32 Balmoral Street, Winnipeg

1906

 

Broadway Baptist Church

706 Honeyman Avenue, Winnipeg

1906

 

Dominion Bank Building

678 Main Street, Winnipeg

1907

 

Assiniboine Park Pavilion

Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg

1908

 

Kennedy Building

317 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

1909

 

Windermere Apartments

224 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg

1909

 

Welland Court

409 Balmoral Street, Winnipeg

1909

Demolished (?)

Christie House

365 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg

1910

 

Kenilworth Court

44 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg

1910

Destroyed by fire (2015)

St. Elmo Apartments

177 Colony Street, Winnipeg

1910

 

Ackland Warehouse

67 Higgins Avenue, Winnipeg

1911

 

Brussels Apartments

150-156 Lilac Street, Winnipeg

1912

 

Anvers Apartments

758 McMillan Avenue, Winnipeg

1912

 

Brown Block

902 Home Street, Winnipeg

1912

 

DeBary Apartments

626 Wardlaw Avenue, Winnipeg

1912-1913

 

Speirs House

6 Middle Gate, Winnipeg

1912-1913

 

Hossie House

66 Waterloo Street, Winnipeg

1913

 

Sunnycrest Apartments

667 Wolseley Avenue, Winnipeg

1913

 

William Whyte School

Manitoba Avenue, Winnipeg

1914

Demolished (1976)

King George Hospital

1 Morley Avenue, Winnipeg

?-1914

 

Broadway Baptist Church (expansion)

706 Honeyman Avenue, Winnipeg

1914

 

Haffner House

71 West Gate, Winnipeg

1914

 

Eaton’s Mail Order and Catalogue Building (expansion)

333 St. Mary Avenue, Winnipeg

1920

 

St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church

300 Hugo Street North, Winnipeg

1920

 

Lord Selkirk School No. 1 (renovations)

Brazier Street, Winnipeg

1921

 

Isaac Newton Junior High School

730 Aberdeen Avenue, Winnipeg

1921

 

Brandon Citizens’ Science Building

270 Eighteenth Street, Brandon

1922-1923

 

Eaton’s Mail Order and Catalogue Building (expansion)

333 St. Mary Avenue, Winnipeg

1926

 

Eaton’s Warehouse

130 Galt Avenue, Winnipeg

1927

 

Winnipeg Electric Desautels Substation

403-407 Rue Desautels

1927

 

Fairhaven Apartments

536 Broadway

1929

Demolished (?)

Hugh John Macdonald School

567 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg

1929-1930

 

Birtle Indian Residential School

Birtle, Municipality of Prairie View

1930-1931

 

Arts Building

173 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg

1931-1932

 

Air Observers School No. 5

Winnipeg

1940

Demolished (?)

Elementary Flying Training School No. 14 / Air Observers School No. 7

Southport, RM of Portage la Prairie

1940

 

Bombing and Gunnery School No. 7 Hangars

Paulson, RM of Dauphin

1940-1941

Demolished (?)

SFTS No. 33 Relief Field / Petrel Aerodrome

RM of North Cypress

1941

 

St. Matthew’s Anglican Church (restoration)

641 St. Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg

1945

 

Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board Building

650 Harrow Street, Winnipeg

1957-1958

 

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Ebenezer Claydon (1880-1954)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 May 2022

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